The Family Expositor; Or, a Paraphrase and Version of the New Testament with Critical Notes and a Practical Improvement of Each Section Volume 5

The Family Expositor; Or, a Paraphrase and Version of the New Testament with Critical Notes and a Practical Improvement of Each Section Volume 5

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1792 edition. Excerpt: ...chapter, than there would be for differed, lie btdj of our humiliation, dec. that joining the last verse of the i Cor. xv. in U, this body in the form of sinfift steih, sense exactly parallel to this, from the prehumbled and degraded as it at present is, ceding discourse on the resurrection with nd so different from what the body of which it is so beautifully and properly Adim originally was. connected f Sosiandsaji, dec. There is no more IMPROVEMENT. Reflections on a sensual temper, as enmity again/I God. IMPROVEMENT. s'CT-And do not we also look, for Christ as a Saviour? Do we not ' hope that this vile body shall by his all-victorious power be tran/ Ver xforme, nt0 likeness of his own glorious body? Is it not with thi- hope that we commit the dust of our friends to the grave? And is it not in this confidence that we think of our own death with 10hope, and with cheerfulness? Why then is not our conversation more in heaven? Why have we not more frequent, solemn, and affectionate views of that better world to which we profese to be tending? Alas! have we not reason too often to weep for ourselves as well as others, that vfe mind earthly things so much and heavenly no more? But wretched indeed are we if we fully an19 swer the sad character which, in professing Christians, wherever it is seen, and much more wherever it is experienced, is so justly deplorable! May Divine grace ever preserve those on whom the name of Christ is named, those by whom it is known, from making their belly their god, (how infamous a deity!) and from that wretched degeneracy of taste, and perversenese of mind, which would lead them to glory in their shame!' Surely the cross of Christ was intended to teach us lessons so contrary to this, that Js there can be no...show more

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  • Paperback | 204 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 11mm | 372g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236572114
  • 9781236572110